W has ruined us this year with a sensational climax regular season stretch. The rest of the season was waiting last night to see if the New York Liberty would take eight seeds. With the defeat of Washington Mystics and Los Angeles Sparks, Liberty slipped into the final seed of the 2021 WNBA playoffs.
NS #WNBAPlayoffs Bracket is set ✅
— WNBA (@WNBA) September 19, 2021
The first and second rounds of the playoffs are single elimination and will chip off on Thursday night. In the first round, 8th seed Liberty will face 5th seed Phoenix Mercury, and 6th seed Chicago Sky will face 7th seed Dallas Wings on the other side of the bracket.
The winner of the Arizona contest shoots at the fourth-seeded Seattle Storm. The winner of the Chicago-Dallas elimination game will face third-seeded Minnesota Lynx in the second round.
Two of the best league records held by Las Vegas Aces and Connecticut Sun said goodbye to the semifinals and home court advantages throughout the 2021 playoffs.
After the duel in the second round, the team with the lowest seed will play against the highest seeded Sun, and the remaining highest seed will play against the second ace. After each round, the rest of the team will be reseeded.
– NBA Sports
WNBA playoff bracket is set
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